Press releases

  • 30 Apr 2010 - Conakry, April 30, 2010 – On the evening of 30 April, during an audience with a joint delegation comprised of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS), African Union (AU) and the United Nations (UN), the Interim President of Guinea, General Sékouba Konaté, reaffirmed that all measures will be taken to ensure that the presidential elections will be held on June 27, 2010.
  • 25 Feb 2010 - UNOWA – Dakar, le 25 Février 2010 - The Heads of United Nations Peace Missions in West Africa held their XVIIIth High-level meeting on 25 February 2010 in Dakar, under the Chairmanship of Said Djinnit, Special Representative of the Secretary-General (SRSG) for West Africa (UNOWA). The meeting was attended by Ellen Margrethe Løj, SRSG for Liberia (UNMIL); M. Y. J. Choi, SRSG for Côte d'Ivoire (UNOCI), M.
  • 20 Feb 2010 - Dakar, 20 February 2010 – A high level meeting was held on 18 and 19 February in Dakar under the auspices of the United Nations Office for West Africa (UNOWA) and the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and aimed at strengthening the sub-regional approach to security sector governance. The meeting concluded with the creation of a regional Forum of Security Sector Reform (SSR) Experts and Practitioners for West Africa.